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ERIC Number: EJ397809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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On the Actuarial Classification of Children: Fundamental Studies of Classification Agreement.
Macmann, Gregg M.; And Others
Journal of Special Education, v23 n2 p127-49 Sum 1989
A study of 373 students with suspected learning disabilities found that different measures for calculating discrepancies between aptitude and achievement and for measuring achievement resulted in relatively little agreement on appropriate classification. A second study, using computer-simulated data, provided a framework for generalizations to a broader range of measurement situations. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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